150 in United States (Krauss 2007). Population total all countries: 500. Ethnic population: 1,030 (2000 census).
Western Aleut dialect: Aleutian chain, Atka island; Eastern Aleut dialect: east Aleutian Islands, Pribilofs, and Alaskan peninsula. Also in Russian Federation.
Eastern Aleut (Pribilof Aleut, Unalaskan), Western Aleut (Atka, Atkan, Attuan, Unangan, Unangany).
All but 4 can speak English [eng] well.
Copper Island Aleut is mixed Aleut-Russian language, or pidgin, spoken on Mednyj Island. Many school texts have been produced.